World Championship 2021 is over. And the winner is, EDward Gaming from China. Somewhat of an underdog story, unlikely winners of China’s LPL every series harder than the previous one. In this article I will dive into their stats, their matchups and how they became the best in the world.

First of all, you can check a few of our previous articles / infographic about EDG players:

For Scout

For Viper

EDward Gaming Worlds History:

Worlds 2014: 5-8th place, eliminated 2:3 vs Star Horn Royal Club

Worlds 2015: 5-8th place, eliminated 0:3 vs Fnatic

Worlds 2016: 5-8th place, eliminated 1:3 by ROX Tigers

Worlds 2017: 12-13th place, eliminated in group stage.

Worlds 2018: 5-8th place, eliminated 1:3 by Fnatic

Worlds 2021: 1st place.

Road To Finals

Main Event Group Stage:

EDward Gaming 1:0 100 Thieves

EDward Gaming 1:0 T1

EDward Gaming 1:0 DetonatioN FocusMe

EDward Gaming 1:0 DetonatioN FocusMe

EDward Gaming 0:1 T1

EDward Gaming 0:1 100 Thieves

Group Standings:

T1: 5-1

EDward Gaming: 4-2

100 Thieves: 3-3

DetnatioN FocusMe: 0-6

Playoffs:

Quarterfinals: EDward Gaming 3:2 Royal Never Give UP

Semifinals: EDward Gaming 3:2 Gen.G

Finals: EDward Gaming 3:2 DWG KIA

From a dominant start to the tournament, to a shaky end in the group stage. A lot of questions were raised. But once the best of fives started, EDG showed the world that they can not only bring the best in the world to the test, but also pass that test themselves in the deciding game of the series. And they did it three times in all of their playoff games.

Champions played in the Final:

Flandre: Graves, Irelia, Jayce, Graves, Kennen.

JieJie: Jarvan IV,  Jarvan IV, Xin Zhao, Viego, Xin Zhao.

Scout: Ryze, LeBlanc, Twisted Fate, Zoe, Zoe.

Viper: Jhin, Kai’Sa, Jhin, Lucian, Aphelios.

Meiko: Zilean, Rakan, Leona, Lulu, Rakan.

Player KDA at Worlds 2021:

Flandre: 2.77, champions played: 6.

JieJIe: 3.88, champions played: 6.

Scout: 4.68, champions played: 11.

Viper: 4.32, champions played: 7.

Meiko: 4.93, champions played: 8.


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